AboutAdrien Van Bruinessen, Author at The Creative Issue
It can be easy to become distracted when working from home. You’re in your own environment, surrounded by all of your own belongings, and it can be tempting to read that magazine, watch that movie or drink that bottle of red in your pyjamas. These helpful tips will help keep your day productive when you’re working from home.
Sarah Rotella is kind of a big deal. She is the co-creator of successful YouTube channel, The Gay Women Channel, which has over 190,000 subscribers and her personal films have over twenty-four million YouTube views. As busy as she is excelling in her fields of writing, acting, directing, animating and general awesomeness, Sarah took time away from her camera and her cat to answer some of our nosy little questions.
Everyone loves a good gig, and there is nothing quite as exciting as hearing a new band for the first time. Feast your eardrums and get yourself down to these rocking Brisbane venues, where you are sure to discover your new favourite band, and possibly the next big thing in the music industry. Check them out before everyone else does.
Feather boas and body glitter are being hunted out of the back of closets all around the country as the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras rears its fabulous head once again. As it returns for the 37th year in a row, bringing a strong statement of pride, diversity and acceptance, I can’t help but feel jealous that Brisbane is not host to the feel-good party of the year.
Love is in the air, and the money-grubbing holiday we all secretly love is just around the corner, but roses and chocolates are so 2014. This Valentine’s Day, get your sweetheart something that they’ll truly appreciate, and will struggle to throw out when you break up in six months.
Reading, travelling and reading about travelling; these are joys that are shared by many, and there are endless travel guides available out there to satisfy any case of bookworm or wanderlust. Off Track Planet’s Travel Guide For The Young, Sexy And Broke offers something a little different, however. Perhaps a little unorthodox in comparison to your typical travel guides, it offers insight into globetrotting in an educational and entertaining manner that is relevant to our society of new-experience-addicts.
Created to celebrate the career of one of the world’s greatest entertainers, Thriller Live is moonwalking its way to Brisbane. With over two hours of non-stop hits from the undisputed King of Pop, we will be taken on a journey through the magic of Michael Jackson’s 45 year musical history.
Prepare to be spellbound! We all love the childhood classic, The Wizard Of Oz, but have you ever wondered what was happening in The Land of Oz before Dorothy and Toto dropped in? WICKED is the untold story of the witches of Oz, because after all, we all need some naughty to go with our nice.
Tara Moss is the bestselling author of nine novels, an ambassador for several women and children’s rights institutes and a journalist and blogger of relevant social and political issues. She is a sought after public speaker, possesses a Certificate III in private investigator credentials, and has a motorcycle licence. She is also a beautiful fashion model, which sadly causes scepticism amongst some ignorant people of her credibility throughout her other successful fields.
What once was old is now new again, with musos and hipsters alike scouring record stores in the hopes of finding a gem to add to their collection, and in turn, their vintage cred. With compact discs becoming perpetually uncool, and the only way to obtain your favourite tunes being either online or on vinyl, we have chosen the best record stores in Brisbane for all your listening pleasure.
Immerse yourself in the glitz and glamour of old Hollywood at the Museum of Brisbane. Gorgeous gowns and iconic costumes of the Golden Age of Hollywood, from the 1920s to the 1960s, will be on display exclusively in Brisbane, this being all of the costumes’ first time being exhibited in Australia.
We’re all guilty of it; January the first rolls around and the smell of sunscreen and self-improvement is in the air, but whether you plan to increase your fitness or save money, you still end up stuffing your cheeks with chocolate on the couch and splashing out on shoes you don’t need.
Our beloved childhood classic is on its way to Brisbane. Kenneth Grahame’s wholehearted tale, The Wind in the Willows, has received a fresh twist for modern audiences by the award winning writer/director team of Maxine Mellor and Kat Henry.